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MEP seeks to add Bavarian Nordic to vaccine contract court case

The secrecy surrounding Bavarian Nordic's contract terms with the Danish government must be scrutinized in connection with the extensive vaccine contract court case, which was recently filed by six European MEPs, says Margrete Auken, one of the six. An EU spokesperson says the firm has been in dialog concerning the EU's vaccine program.

Margrete Auken, member of the European Parliament for the European Green Party | Photo: Jens Hartmann Schmidt

BRUSSELS – With DKK 800m (USD 121.6m) in financial support approved by the EU, transparency about how a Danish Covid-19 vaccine will be made and sold is the bare minimum, says MEP Margrete Auken.

Auken, who is a member of the European Parliament for the European Green Party, recently helped to file a case against the European Commission because of the lack of transparency pertaining to Covid-19 vaccine contracts.

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